Your Evening Briefing
An internal Republican poll obtained by Bloomberg News paints a bleak picture of the party's midterm prospects. Voters overwhelmingly believe the party's tax overhaul helps the wealthy, not average Americans. And Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a frequent target of GOP attacks, is more popular than President Donald Trump.
Here are today's top stories
Prime Minister Theresa May complained about the EU's decision to reject her Brexit plans and demanded that the U.K. be treated with respect.
After days of restraint, Trump tried to sow doubt about the credibility of the California professor who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Apple's new iPhone costs up to $200 more than last year's pricey model and represents one of the smallest advances in its history. But customers don't care.
The Miss America competition has been trying to evolve. Getting rid of swimsuits was a start, but it still faces a funding crisis, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested to colleagues that he secretly record conversations with Trump, but a person who was present said he was joking.
What's Lorcan Roche Kelly thinking about? The Bloomberg markets reporter is thinking about another asset class that suffers from being the trend du jour until it's not: gold. The shiny stuff has traded in an amazingly tight range over the last month, which means people neither love it nor hate it.
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What you'll need to know tomorrow
- New York City home sellers are cutting prices like it's 2009.
- Blue Apron has used caged pigs and McDonald's got warned over chickens.
- These are the economies with the most (and least) efficient health care.
- Leveraged loans are flying off the shelves. Some caution they're risky.
- Trump delayed his order to release documents related to the Russia probe.
- Here's how a $40,000 carpet is made.
- At this high-tech farm, the boss is an AI-powered algorithm.
What you'll want to read tonight
Brad Halsey trains people to leverage democratized technology—CAD, 3D printing, laser cutting, and microcontrollers—to solve problems. Who can he help? Professors who’d like to be more practical, engineers who make elaborate designs but rely on techs for prototypes, or 20-year-old Marines who could use them on base and in combat. You never know when the ability to rapidly design and print a mortar-tube bolt or Humvee door handle could be critical on the battlefield.
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